In this Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, photo, Lino Saldana looks out his window towards the bayou that overflowed into his home as volunteers from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association help him clean out debris in Houston. Like many of his neighbors on flood-ravaged Minden Street, Saldana knows that if he doesn't work, he doesn't get paid. Harvey's epic 52 inches of rain didn't discriminate between rich and poor areas with its flooding, but in working-class neighborhoods where many live paycheck to paycheck, the cleanup and recovery could be an even tougher slog. (AP/Gregory Bull)
Hurricane Harvey

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